Job Description for Building & Grounds Worker Seasonal - Fair Park

Position Announcement
Position Information
Job Title:
Building & Grounds Worker Seasonal - Fair Park
Wage and Salary:
$18.83 / hour
Application review will begin:
January 22, 2024
Application Deadline:
Open Until Filled
Job Description:

Building & Grounds Worker – April-October   
Explore. Thrive. Belong.

Jefferson County is the Heart of the Heartland. We offer the best of Wisconsin living with safe, family oriented, vibrant business and civic communities surrounded by picturesque farmland. Jefferson County is proud of our small-town living options and easy access to major urban centers.


Jefferson County Fair Park provides a county owned facility for all citizens where young and old can gather to display their talents, accomplishments and celebrate their cultures; thereby promoting education, entertainment, and economic growth in Jefferson County.

This purpose of this position is to maintain the Fair Park buildings and grounds, ensuring the safety of employees and visitors.

You will be successful in this role by completing the following tasks and responsibilities:

  • Prepares buildings and grounds for events: erecting and tearing down or moving the following items: display equipment, cages, dividers, fencing, bleachers, tables, and chairs.  
  • Cleans and maintains buildings and grounds, including picking up litter and garbage; sweeping/mopping and vacuuming floors; cleaning and sanitizing bathrooms, kitchens, break rooms, meeting rooms, common areas, hallways, and barns, and replenishing supplies; washing walls and windows; dusting woodwork, desks, and equipment; organizing and preparing supplies, alerting supervisor when more supplies are required.
  • Operates, repairs, and maintains equipment and the grounds, including horse stalls and cattle ties. 
  • Performs basic electrical and plumbing repairs and carpentry work. 
  • Repairs and maintains fencing, stages, bleachers, and doors.
  • Maintains horse arenas, including barn cleanup and manure removal during the fair. 
  • Operates vehicles or powered equipment, such as skid loader, truck, tractors, snow blowers and other equipment. 




High school diploma or equivalent with 6 months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
Valid driver’s license

Preferred Requirements:
One- two years related experience and/or training; or associate degree and one year experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  

This position pays $18.83 per hour. Hours will vary per week.

Employees at Jefferson County Value
*Competitive Pay* Excellent Benefits* Great Coworkers* Flexibility* Advancement & Opportunity* Family Feel*

HOW TO APPLY: For a full job description and link to apply online, please visit the County’s web site at Interested applicants Jefferson County application.  
Jefferson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer